Advertisement

Idol Chatter

Idol Chatter

Theater Archives

Sci-fi Chase Film is More than Just Fantasy

posted by Corine Gatti

  A father and son are on the run from the government in this sci-fi chase film directed by  director Jeff Nichols (“Mud”). Roy (Michael Shannon) and his son, Alton Meyer (Jaeden Lieberher), go into hiding as the FBI and […]

Advertisement

Sight & Sound Theatres: Christian Broadway at its Best

posted by Corine Gatti

Sight & Sound Theatres continues to bring the Bible to life though live production on its stages in Lancaster County, Pa. and Branson, Mo.  Both theaters have massive sets, live animals, and a huge cast that transports audiences to the […]

Advertisement

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ Brings Drama, Survival and Heroism to the Big Screen

posted by lwhite

Oscar-winning director Ron Howard brings new life to one of the greatest seafaring tales of time with his latest film “In the Heart of the Sea”. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Nathaniel Philbrick that looks at […]

Advertisement

‘Hotel Transylvania 2′ Pushes Animation Style

posted by Corine Gatti

The animators of Hotel Transylvania 2 were not happy using a computer software program so they expanded the possibilities by streamlining a way clothes and the hair of the character’s were the correct proportions. If this is not correct and constant, […]

Finding Noah: More Than Your Average Exploration

posted by Angela Guzman

The ultimate resting place for the infamous Noah’s Ark has been a mystery for over 2,000 years. Now director/producer Brent Baum is taking the expedition onto the big screen with Finding Noah. Baum and his film crew followed explorers on […]

‘THE 33′ Trailer is Here

posted by Corine Gatti

Antonio Banderas and James Brolin star  in “The 33,” a film based on the  Chilean  miners trapped underground for two months in 2010 that captured the world. Learn how their faith carried them. The film will be released November 13th.

Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman Will Produce ‘The Story of God’

posted by Corine Gatti

National Geographic Channel and Executive Producers Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and James Younger of Revelations Entertainment announced today The Story of God, a new global series exploring mankind’s quest to understand the divine. Host Freeman will embark on an epic […]

Watch the Latest VLog from the Set of ‘SPECTRE’

posted by Corine Gatti

Hey Bond junkies, get ready for the latest video from 007’ and, “SPECTRE “set for release in November. The footage will focus on a car chase with the elite Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 in Rome. What makes this action […]

Producers of the ‘The Imitation Game’ Discuss Their Labor of Love

posted by Corine Gatti

“The Imitation Game” is growing to become the highest grossing independent film overseas and domestically. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, the film has garnered critical claim starring Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays British computer scientist, Alan Turing. The mathematician was instrumental […]

Jamie Foxx Surprises Movie Audience With a Special Message for His Annie Costar

posted by lwhite

Jamie Foxx recently stopped by a showing of Annie with his adorable daughter Annalise, to deliver a very important message in honor of his young costar, Quvenzhané Wallis. “Quvenzhané, it’s Jamie,” Foxx said with Annalise in his arms. “We want […]

‘Unbroken’ is a True Gift This Christmas

posted by Corine Gatti

After 57 years of being hung up, now a war hero’s story is on the big screen. Unbroken, a true story based on U.S. POW and 1936 Olympic runner Louie Zamperini will be released on Christmas Day. The timing could […]

Watch an Exclusive Clip from Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’

posted by lwhite

Check out a sneak peak of Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ coming to theaters December 12. The Biblically-inspired epic is an interpretation of the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt led by Moses, of Israelite heritage and the obstacles […]

The Official Trailer for Disney’s ‘Cinderella’ Is Out, And It’s Magical

posted by lwhite

Have courage and be kind. Get ready! Disney has released its first official trailer for the fairy-tale classic ‘Cinderella,’ and it will blow you away. Contrary to the first teaser that simply focused on the glass slippers, this trailer gives […]

The Christian Version of Netflix Receives a Reboot

posted by Corine Gatti

Yes, you read the headline correctly. If you haven’t heard there is a streaming television network and video on demand that specializes exclusively in faith-inspired films called Parables TV. Films like “Saving God” with Dean McDermott, and thrillers like “Fatal […]

Go Behind the Scenes of the “Good Lie,” The True Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan Will Inspire You

posted by lwhite

“The Good Lie” from the producers who brought you “The Blind Side” and starring Academy Award Winning actress Reese Witherspoon, chronicles the journeys of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Orphaned by the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in […]

Horror Flick Details Biblical End Times

posted by Corine Gatti

Faith based films have become a buzzword in Hollywood lately said writer and director Casey La Scala of “Donnie Darko,” and “A Walk to Remember.” La Scala new film is a horror flick based on biblical accounts of end times […]

Dolphin Tale 2 is a Reminder Never to Give Up

posted by Corine Gatti

The famous dolphin that won the hearts of the disabled all over the globe returns to offer us insight and encouragement again in “Dolphin Tale 2.” Winter was rescued after she lost her tail in a crab trap. She survived […]

C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Book Wars and Friendship Subject of Film

posted by Corine Gatti

UK-based Attraction Films will produce a drama on the odd and turbulent relationship between authors C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien set in Britain during  and after World War I. Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, and Tolkien penned The Hobbit […]

WORLD WIDE EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS from ‘The Good Lie’ Starring Reese Witherspoon

posted by lwhite

“The Good Lie,” a new movie from Warner Brothers, stars Reese Witherspoon as Carrie Davis, a woman who agrees to help a group of Sudanese refugees who win a lottery for relocation in the United States. Film director Philippe Falardeau […]

Planes: Fires & Rescue – Exclusive Trailer

posted by lwhite

“Planes: Fire & Rescue” the theatrical sequel to the 2013 animated film “Planes” is a comedy-adventure featuring a quirky crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from a raging wildfire. The team learns that […]

Exclusive Sneak Peak of The Identical Starring Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd

posted by lwhite

Set against the backdrop of Rock n’ Roll’s 1950’s heyday, The Identical is a story of a pastor’s son, called to sing. A long his journey, he discovers a shocking secret that not only explains his past but gives a […]

Bethany Hamilton Joins “Dolphin Tale 2″ Cast

posted by lwhite

Professional Christian athlete and “Soul Surfer” inspiration Bethany Hamilton will join the cast of Alcon Entertainment’s family feature “Dolphin Tale 2,” a true story inspired by the life of Hope, a rescued baby dolphin. Hamilton will join the original film’s […]

Has your favorite show been “smashed”?

posted by Mandi Fornes

I hope you weren’t too fond of “Smash” or “Go On”. It seems as though ‘Smash’ never quite found the adoring fan-dom of ‘Glee’ (you know, that other TV show based on signing and dancing?). And Matthew Perry is experiencing […]

What Price Would You Pay for Religious Freedom?

posted by S. Russ

It’s a question that’s especially valid today as the Catholic Church battles with our government over the proposed healthcare mandate requiring faith-based institutions to cover contraception.  We ask ourselves if this is a breach of religious liberty and if so, […]

Broadway Barks For Its Four-Legged Friends

posted by Evan Derrick

By Amy and Nancy Harrington, Pop Culture Passionistas All the hoofers on the Great White Way gathered last weekend in honor of everyone’s favorite four-legged friends for the 13th Annual Broadway Barks charity event. The organization was founded by mega-star, […]

Former Mormon Finds Tony Award-Winning BOOK OF MORMON “Troubling”

posted by Evan Derrick

By Karen Keller Insider humor might be one of the funniest genres of comedy. My Mormon brother jokes about the old Mormon male ‘garments’ – gauzy white underclothes Mormon adults wear – saying they were ‘onesies’ that gave you a […]

The Book of Mormon Musical: Top 10 Reasons To See It

posted by Donna Freitas

Oh yes, I saw The Book of Mormon musical last night, with Beliefnet’s very own blogging Mormon, Jana Riess, (can I say that? or am I still under the influence of South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone and their […]

The Book of Mormon Musical, Tonight!

posted by Donna Freitas

Yahoo. This evening I am headed first to dinner with my lovely friend, Jana Riess, (of Flunking Sainthood), and then we are off to see Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s The Book of Mormon musical on Broadway! It’s still in […]

Kristin Chenoweth Receives GLAAD Award

posted by Kris Rasmussen

Chenoweth is recognized for her support of gay rights.

This Week’s Inspirational Pop Culture Moments Blog

posted by agreyson

By Amy & Nancy Harrington, Pop Culture PassionistasThis week an Oscar contender supports Free the Children, a reality star shows her philanthropic side and an “Idol” gives a wake-up call (with flapjacks).Natalie Portman Announces Free The Children ContestThe last few […]

Paris Tassin Keeps Her Baby and Keeps American Idol Hopes Alive

posted by agreyson

You won’t see any videos of Paris Tassin singing on Youtube, she’s far too busy caring for her 4 year old special needs daughter, Keira. At 18 years of age, Paris was faced with an unplanned pregnancy and as if […]

Finding Love, Faith and Healing in ‘Memphis’

posted by Ju-Don Roberts

By Tracy E. Hopkins Tony-award-winning musical “Memphis” is a revelation. Not only does it transport theatergoers to the underground rhythm and blues club scene and early days of rock and roll radio in 1950s Memphis, it also provokes dialogue about […]

Previous Posts

Rio Olympics: Flame Handed to Brazil in Athens
Rio de Janeiro will host the Summer Olympics from August 5-21, but preparations for the event are already underway. The Olympic flame that will burn at the Summer Olympics was handed over to Brazil last Wednesday. The ceremony was held in ...

posted 1:48:32pm Apr. 28, 2016 | read full post »

Celebrating the 46th Year of Earth Day
The movement continues. This year is the 46th year of Earth Day, a day that inspires, ignites passion, and motivates people to action. In 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated with a mission to channel human energy toward environmental ...

posted 9:51:26am Apr. 22, 2016 | read full post »

Eclectic Pop Music Superstar Prince Has Passed
We mourn the loss of another musical great this year. Multiple sources have confirmed that the artist known as Prince has passed. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told the Associated Press the music icon was found dead at his ...

posted 1:52:31pm Apr. 21, 2016 | read full post »

Former WWE Star Chyna Found Dead
Former pro wrestler Joan Laurer, known as Chyna in the WWE community, has died at the age of 45. The cause of her death remains unknown to the public. Chyna was a huge pioneer for female wrestlers in the WWE. Fans and friends of Chyna took to ...

posted 10:35:25am Apr. 21, 2016 | read full post »

Former Syracuse Great Dwayne ‘Pearl’ Washington Dies at 52
Former Syracuse great Dwayne ‘Pearl’ Washington passed away at 52. Washington was diagnosed with a brain tumor last summer and received surgery in the fall. Washington grew up in Brooklyn, New York where he first received his nickname ...

posted 1:34:35pm Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.